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War and democracy: the legacy of conflict in East Africa

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The historical literature on statebuilding in Europe has often portrayed a positive relationship between war, state making and long-term democratisation. Similarly, a number of large-n quantitative studies have concluded that war promotes democracy – even in cases of civil war. Against this, a growing area studies literature has argued that violent conflict in developing countries is unlikely to drive either statebuilding or democratisation. However, t...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1017/s0022278x17000623

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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College Only
Department:
New College
Oxford college:
New, New College
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Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Modern African Studies
Volume:
56
Issue:
1
Pages:
31-61
Publication date:
2018-03-08
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EISSN:
1469-7777
ISSN:
0022-278X
Pubs id:
pubs:832363
URN:
uri:0934efdf-98eb-4848-9485-b24a23171fef
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uuid:0934efdf-98eb-4848-9485-b24a23171fef
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pubs:832363
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English
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